• Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:46
    HOOQ ready for more fresh talent
    Southeast Asia video-on-demand service HOOQ has announced the judges for the second season of “Filmmakers Guild”, including directors Banjong Pisanthanakun and Adisorn Tresirikasem of Thailand, Mouly Surya and Joko Anwar of Indonesia and Jun Robles Lana of the Philippines and award-winning Filipino actress Agot Isidro.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:00
    Santhana released on Bt15,000 over obstruction charges, threatens to revive bribery case
    A former Special Branch deputy superintendent who now works for a company that runs a recently raided market was on Thursday indicted by the Don Muang Sub-district Court’s public prosecutors.
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00
    Santhana’s father accused of hiding him in market corruption case
    POLICE HAVE issued a summons for the 91-year-old father of Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat for allegedly sheltering his son who was facing an arrest warrant.
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00
    Santhana defiant, awarded Bt300,000 bail on extortion charges
    “I WILL NEVER be defeated. I will sue every single one of them,” Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat vowed, as he was taken to the Criminal Court for his first 12-day period of detention yesterday morning. The former deputy superintendent of the police Special Branch had surrendered at his house on Saturday.
  • Sun, 13 May 2018 12:13
    Ex-police officer facing extortion charges defiant as he awaits bail 
    “I will never be defeated. I will sue every single one of them,” Special-Branch Police Division former deputy superintendent Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat vowed, as he was brought to the Criminal Court for the first 12-day period of detention on Sunday morning. He had surrendered at his house on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Eight warrants for ex-Special Branch officer
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 15:04
    Former Special-Branch officer faces 8 warrants for extortion
    The Criminal Court has approved eight arrest warrants for a former deputy superintendent at the Special-Branch Police Division, Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat, over allegations of extortion at the Donmuang Modern Market.
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  • Mon, 07 May 2018 16:25
    Police raid offices of ex-Special Branch officer in cosmetics crackdown
    As part of an ongoing crackdown on unlicensed cosmetics, police on Monday searched an office at Don Muang Pattana Co Ltd used by Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat. Santhana, a former deputy superintendent at the Special Branch Police Division, is serving as an adviser to the company.
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  • Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:03
    South Korean film in the chase
    THAI DIRECTOR Banjong Pisanthanakun ("Pee Mak", "Hello Stranger", "Shutter") will screen one of his favourite films at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre tomorrow as part of the BACC's ongoing "Cinema Diverse: Director's Choice" series.
  • Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:00
    Banjong edges closer to greater international fame
    THAT MEETING in Hong Kong with Stephen Chow a few months ago has already borne fruit for movie director Banjong Pisanthanakun. He tells ASTV Manager that the script is ready.
  • Sun, 09 Jun 2013 00:00
    I'm bored of doing horror movies, says Banjong
    Thai film-maker Banjong Pisanthanakun is known for making hit horror flicks such as "Shutter" (2004), "Alone" (2007) and "4Bia" (2008). So why would he want to turn his latest work "Pee Mak Phra Khanong" (2013), based on the well-known ghost story
  • Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00
    A man for all seasons
    Filmmaker Banjong Pisanthanakun talks about his runaway success 'Pee Mak' and his hopes for the Thai film industry
  • Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00
    'Pee Mak' not banned in China, director says
    Reports that "Pee Mak Phra Khanong" has been banned in China are greatly exaggerated, the hit film's director Banjong Pisanthanakun said yesterday in response to rumours started in the social media.
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00
    Tong and Mario's spooky scheme
    You heard it first on Twitter if you are a follower of Banjong "Tong" Pisanthanakun, who directed "Guan Muen Ho" ("Hello Stranger") and the comedy segments of the "Si Phrang" and "Ha Phrang" horror films.
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